STEPS TO OBTAIN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTION ORDER
OR A 50C ORDER

  1. Go to the Wake County Courthouse at 316 Fayetteville St., Room 527, 5th Floor Civil Clerk of Court, and the Domestic Violence Unit and obtain a Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Paperwork must be completed and turned in by 4 p.m.
  2. Once the Judge signs the paperwork, go back to Room 527. The Domestic Violence Clerk will make copies of your order, and it will be clocked in.

Your order will then be sent out in the field for service on the defendant.

Questions? Call 919-856-5623, 919-856-6816 or the Domestic Violence Clerk, in room 527, 919-792-4110.